MISSION – Toward Better Health & Prosperity of ASEAN
To serve as a platform for ASEAN higher education institutions for collaboration among themselves and with other key stakeholders for the purpose of “Health Promotion” in the ASEAN region.
To share knowledge, skills, and resources among the network members to build capacity for health promotion and develop innovative solutions to common health challenges in the region.
Using health promotion as a unifying theme, nurture (through inter-professional education) strong collaboration among various health-care personnel in the ASEAN region.
Facilitate capacity building activities in the area of health promotion to reduce the capacity gap among ASEAN countries.
Facilitate exchange and mobility for students, university faculty staff and health-care professional for experiential learning and research collaboration on issues related to health promotion.
Work collaboratively toward empowerment of communities for good health in the region.
Advocate for relevant health policies on a regional scale related to health promotion.
Minimize the economic burden of health care for the region through health promotion.
Manage and raise funds to support network activities for sustainability
To create a discussion platform for stakeholders (policy-maker, health professionals, university students, communities, and other partners) involved in health promotion activities within the ASEAN region for intellectual exchange and experience-sharing on the successes, lesson-learned and good practices.
To document outcomes of current health promotion policies and practices being implemented by participating universities with a view to promoting effective health promotion policies and practices in cross-border collaboration among ASEAN universities.
To promote the roles of universities in health promotion, particularly on action-oriented policy that related to community and public health.
To proactively promote platforms for knowledge sharing in the area of health promotion.
To make recommendations for further development of the collaboration framework on interdisciplinary health promotion in the East Asian region.
Mahidol University is the convener of the AUN-HPN.
A steering committee is created within Mahidol University, chaired by the Preside, to provide policy direction to the program.
A technical working group is formed to be responsible for work planning and implementation of the AUN-HPN activities. •An International Advisory Committee (IAC) is appointed, which composes of representatives from 14 member universities.
The roles of the IAC: To advise the AUN-HPN on policy and technical issues related to health promotion within the ASEAN region.
To support the mobilization of funds for AUN-HPN activities.
To support member universities to increase engagement with the work of AUN-HPN.
To facilitate introduction of agreed program and activities.